Wistaston

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Residents across South Cheshire have been lighting up the area with amazing Christmas lights displays. Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White took these photos of properties where owners have gone the extra mile to bring festive cheer to their street.

December 26, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

Scores more Nantwich youngsters have taken out library membership in the town thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. Almost 200 more children across Cheshire East now have library membership compared to last year.

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates and Zumba Fitness classes are opening in Nantwich. A daytime Zumba keep fit session is being launched in January on Thursdays from 10.15am in Nantwich parish rooms.

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Residents, councillors, and members of the Royal British Legion packed into Wistaston Memorial Hall for Remembrance Service. They were joined by members of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group.

November 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

A Wistaston temp who worked for dozens of Crewe and Nantwich companies, is retiring after 20 years with the same recruitment agency. Susan Houghton has finished her last placement for Meadowbank Associates, on Welsh Row.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Business, Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
Wistaston quiz teams stage annual battle for Fred Lorimer trophy

Wistaston quiz teams stage annual battle for Fred Lorimer trophy

Fifteen teams battled it out to be the brainboxes of Wistaston at the village annual quiz event. The teams of four took part in six rounds of 10 questions as they competed for the Wistaston Annual Hall Quiz Fred Lorimer trophy.

November 9, 2012 0 comments News, Wistaston
Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Hundreds of Wistaston families had a blast at the village’s 35th annual Fireworks Display. The event included judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions, before a procession to the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane for the display.

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Drunken youths plaguing a village near Nantwich are facing a tough police crackdown. Officers seized large amounts of alcohol (pictured) after they targeted yobs in Wistaston.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, Wistaston
Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Vandals who targeted a children’s playground in Wistaston are being hunted by police. The yobs daubed graffiti across play equipment and the floor at Joey the Swan park on Valley Road.

October 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Environment, Latest, Wistaston
Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

By Jonathan White More than 60 people halped to raise around £400 at the popular Wistaston Jubilee Proms concert. The concert, in Wistaston Memorial Hall, was performed by the Crewe Concert Band under musical director Albert Dunseath.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Music Reviews, Wistaston